- 1 cup strawberry, sliced
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 ounces white chocolate, chopped fine and divided
- 1/4 cup canola oil (or any vegetable)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract (optional)
- 2 eggs, beaten
Sprinkle the sliced berries with the 2 tablespoons of sugar and put them in the refrigerator in a covered bowl for several hours or overnight to make them release their juice.
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Mix the flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking soda, and salt and 1 ounce of the chopped white chocolate in a large mixing bowl.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the oil, vanilla, strawberry extract (if using) eggs, strawberry slices and the juice.
Pour the strawberry mixture into the flour mixture, and mix just until blended.
Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan (8 inches x 5 inches) and bake for approximately 40 minutes.
FINISH: When the loaf has cooled melt the remaining 1/2 ounce of white chocolate in a small plastic bag in the microwave (should take 15-20 secs). Cut a small hole in the corner on the bag and squeeze the chocolate onto the loaf in any pattern you like.